Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/09/16

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Subject: [Leica] FYI
From: leicachris at (Christopher Williams)
Date: Sat Sep 16 19:29:21 2006
References: <000201c6d9a9$825bea00$c4f96b44@newukolbqveo9i>


You know a Bessa is a Ford and a Leica is a BMW. Shutter will be fine.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeffery Smith"
Subject: RE: [Leica] FYI

> I've been guilty of not following the M8 thread (it's hard to read 2,000
> posts in two days). But I did take a look at this site you posted. I had
> held off on buying the Epson digital rangefinder because it has the damned
> metal vertical (cha-ching) shutter that seems prone to jamming (I've had 2
> Bessas and 1 Zeiss Ikon go belly up due to the jammed shutter). Now that
> I've seen a pelvic exam of the M8 next to the M7, I see that the M8 has a
> vertical metal shutter (Auggghh!). Does anyone know if it is the same
> as the jammomatic in Bessas and Zeiss Ikons?
> Jeffery Smith
> New Orleans, LA

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